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    Why Trump makes this small country so nervous
    Dec10

    Why Trump makes this small country so nervous

    TALLINN, Estonia — The scene outside Alexander Nevsky Cathedral one evening earlier this month had all the hallmarks of a Russian plot: dark-clothed heavies chanting and dragging metal bats along the cobblestone streets as camouflaged Estonian troops with heavy weaponry guarded the nearby Parliament. In reality, it was a training...

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine
    Dec09

    OSCE to replace drones shot down over east Ukraine

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Friday launched a tender for long-range drones after losing eight such aircraft over eastern Ukraine since it began a monitoring mission there. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian politician accused of €100m fraud
    Dec09

    Ukrainian politician accused of €100m fraud

    Ukraine police are investigating a man accused of cheating the state out of more than €100m. He denies all allegations. …read more Source:...

    Crunch time in Congo, community philanthropy, and continuing genocide: IRIN’s Top Picks
    Dec09

    Crunch time in Congo, community philanthropy, and continuing genocide: IRIN’s Top Picks

    Every week, IRIN’s team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analyses and features to academic studies and podcasts: Equality and economy in the Middle East As Bessma Momani points out right off the bat in this briefing for the Brookings Institution, one of the major drivers...

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments
    Dec09

    OSCE members urge parties to Ukraine conflict to meet commitments

    HAMBURG (Reuters) – Member states of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) agree on the need for the parties to the conflict in eastern Ukraine to meet their commitments to end the violence there, the group’s chairman said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15
    Dec09

    EU to extend economic sanctions on Russia after leaders meet on December 15

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will extend by six months its main economic sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine after the bloc’s leaders meet in Brussels on Dec. 15, diplomatic sources and officials said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Baltic PMs call for continued sanctions against Russia
    Dec09

    Baltic PMs call for continued sanctions against Russia

    The European Union’s sanctions against Russia must remain in place until the Minsk agreements on Eastern Ukraine are implemented, the three Baltic prime ministers said on Riga on Friday. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Over 170k Ukrainians pay ZUS premiums
    Dec09

    Over 170k Ukrainians pay ZUS premiums

    The number of Ukrainian nationals who pay Polish social security (ZUS) premiums has risen by 70 percent in the last year and reached 172,000. Ukrainians account for 70 percent of foreigners who pay the premiums. Overall, 1 percent of social security premiums in Poland come from foreigners. By the end of August this year, 938,000… This content is...

    Gaz-System and Ukrtransgaz sign gas link deal
    Dec09

    Gaz-System and Ukrtransgaz sign gas link deal

    Poland’s Gaz-System has signed an agreement with Ukraine’s Ukrtransgas to build a gas link which will increase export capacity to Ukraine to 5 billion cubic meters by 2020, from the current 1.5 billion cubic meters. The link wI’ll connect the Hermanowice gas node on the Polish side and Bilche Volytsia on the Ukrainian side. “The...

    Education policy towards Bulgarian communities abroad, 2016
    Dec09

    Education policy towards Bulgarian communities abroad, 2016

    The National Assembly Committee on Policies towards Bulgarians Living Abroad recently put to discussion several important issues: the education policy towards Bulgarian communities abroad in 2016, the increased number of openings at Bulgarian universities for our compatriots living abroad from 400 to 1,000. Attention also focused on the future...

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